Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns

Loch Gowna Tidy Towns Committee appeal to all householders and businesses in the village and surrounding area to maintain their property to high standards for the duration of the Tidy Towns adjudication period which will commence on the first week of June. With your continued effort, we would hope to achieve first place in 2014. The committee would like to extend thanks to those who contributed and supported this competition in previous years. Also thanks to everyone who took part in the clean up on Saturday 22nd March.


Deepest sympathy is extended to Mrs Margaret Rudden, Dublin Road, Ballinagh on the recent death of her husband Brian. Also sympathy to his sons, daughters and extended family. May he rest in peace.


Fianna Fail Cumann meeting on Thursday night, April 3 in the Pikers Lodge at 9.30pm. Attending the meeting will be Senator Marc McSherry , Senator Diarmuid Wilson and Cllr Danny Brady. This will be Danny’s last meeting as Cllr and we in the Gowna Cumann thank Danny for nearly fifty years of service. All members are requested to attend and new members welcome.

Charity shop

Clutterbug Charity Shop Main St, Arva open 6 days per week from 11am to 5pm. If anyone would like to help please drop in.

Credit Union

Loch Gowna Credit Union sub office open for business every Saturday evening from 6 – 7.30pm.

Whist results

1st lady Shirley Pratt; 2nd lady Ann Leonard; 3rd lady Una Dooney; 1st gent Peter Gregg; 2nd gent Bram Pratt; 3rd gent Eddie Brady; 1st half lady Maureen Crotty; 2nd half lady; 1st half gent Brian McGlade; Raffle 1st prize Vera Leahy; 2nd prize Brian McGlade. Next whist game will be held on Wednesday, 9th April at 8.30pm in St Brigid’s Community Centre. New players very welcome.


Gowna GAA Development Fund Co_Lotto draw result. Date 24/03/2014 – 10, 20, 23, 29. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners - Killian Madden, c/o Christy Madden; Carla Madden, Sallaghan; Orla Keogh, Corfree; Bernie McGovern, Killagarry; M Tully, c/o Christy Madden. Next week’s jackpot 3,450 euro. Next week’s draw in Piker’s Lodge. Club Gowna winner - February winner: Paddy & Maureen Smith, Corfree.